Young Abe Lincoln, the Hunter
In Indiana, young Abe Lincoln and
friend Henry Brooner hunt squirrel and other small game with their
jointly owned squirrel rifle for which they paid $15.00 when they
purchased it in Vincennes, Indiana in the 1820's. Art depicts Lincoln
with the rifle, in the company of a his friend and a dog. Lincoln's
friend is pointing toward a target.
*The back of the positive contains the hand written
description of the subject by the artist.